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Nov 7, 2012 5:00am EST
for michael brown. he came in third behind david grosso. more than 15,000 votes shy. two months before the election the son of late commerce secretary ron brown revealed more than $100,000 went missing from his campaign account. no charges were filed but the criticism came at a critical time. on top of that, the "washington examiner" reported the now former councilman did not report $8,000 in contributions to his re-election campaign. so let's turn the attention back to grosso who is he? a district native. he got a law degree from georgetown and worked for ward 6 at one time and headed up care first discoverment affairs -- government affairs office. during his run he raised more than $150,000 and also pointed at brown's financial problems. he is the first challenger to unseat a sitting council member since 2004. looks like voters wanted some overhaul although a former mayor marion barry continues to represent the district's poorest ward. also three others continue another term. they are -- alexander, bouser and jack evans. coming up at 6:00 i'll be back the break down other ballot issu
Nov 13, 2012 5:00am EST
chair kwame brown will have to serve any jail time. in june he pleaded guilty in federal court to lying on loan applications. in d.c. superior court, he admitted to a misdemeanor campaign finance violation. prosecutors are only asking brown spend six days in jail for bank fraud. then three years on probation but brown's attorney said his client has suffered enough and shouldn't serve any jail time. >>> it is 5:34. if you're just waking up, good morning. time for the latest your money report. >> jessica is back and it could cost you more to buy a new set of wheels. >> that's right. definitely something you need to know about before you head to the used car lots want we're talking about is used car buyers could be paying more because of sandy. prices are expected to jump as much as $1,000 per vehicle across the country in the wake of the superstorm. our partners after "u.s.a. today" report that up to 250,000 cars were lost due to flooding and other problems. now of course they need to be replaced. before the storm prices had been drifting lower so that's a good thing. sandy also affected
Nov 14, 2012 5:00am EST
. >>> as long as kwame brown stays out of trouble, he won't go to jail for a campaign finance violation. a d.c. judge sentenced the former city council chairman to 30 days in jail but suspended the sentence. that happened hours after a federal judge sentenced brown to one day in custody followed by six months of home detention for lying on loan applications. he also has to complete 480 hours of community service. brown admitted to both crimes in june. he resigned from the council. >>> now to the ever widening scandal that started with david petraeus resignation as c.i.a. director. the man who replaced petraeus in afghanistan general john allen hoped to be the next nato supreme allied commander in europe. however, his nomination to that post is now on hold while investigators look into e-mails general allen exchanged with jill kelley and whether they were inappropriate. yes, kelley is the same florida woman who reported threatening e-mails to the f.b.i. leaving agents to discover the source of those e-mails paula broadwell. and, yes, paula broadwell is the woman who was having an affair with
Nov 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
are seeking a six day prison sentence for former chair kwame brown. he pleaded guilty no june to federal bank fraud. he resigned the council chairmanship. prosecutors filed the request yesterday and it also calls for three years of supervised release and prosecutors say brown deserves credit for accepting responsibility and for cooperating with law enforcement. >>> the time right now is 5:02 and i am watching your money. november is looking a lot better than october. we just enjoyed our best session since mid-september and that was thanks to stronger than expected economic data as for the morning, investors and voters are looking ahead to the big jobs report for october. and checking the numbers for you -- >>> now this will be the last reading on the nation's usual employment picture before the election. ahead of the report, payroll processor adp announced that private employers added 158,000 jobs last month. this morning's report is expected to show 121,000 jobs being added in october. that's below the average monthly gain of 146,000 which has been tepid at best and analysts say the rate ros
Nov 16, 2012 5:00am EST
brown hair and brown eyes, she was last seen wearing -- police suspect she was abducted by 41-year-old eric eugene black and 35-year-old jennifer dawn carwile. they are believed to be driving -- if you spot this car, you're asked to call authorities. >>> prosecutors are stunned by a not guilty verdict in last year's deadly stabbing at bowie state university. >> we never doubt it. because we know our friend. >> truth prevails through all of this. truth prevailed that's all i can say. >> friends and family of the defendant alexis simpson celebrated after the decision last night. a prince george's county jury acquitted simpson of all seven charges against her. defense attorneys argued that simpson was acting in self- defense in september of 2011 when she slashed her roommate dominique frazier across the throat. >> we are very disappointed tonight. we presented what we thought was very clear and strong evidence and there are no winners. >> her emotion was very genuine. and she is tremendously remorseful for this incident. it has affected her emotionally in ways that you can only imagin
Nov 6, 2012 5:00am EST
. >>> in d.c., voters will be electing a new county chair to replace kwame brown, as well as two at-large council seats in four other spots. brown and harry thomas, jr. both resigned, pleading guilty to criminal charges this year and that has led to additional questions on the d.c. ballot which would allow the councilmembers to remove other members for poor conduct. it would also bar those convicted of felonies from holding seats on the council or ever becoming mayor. >> we invite you to stay with 9 news for election coverage throughout the day. we'll have more on voter turnout in our early newscast and then hand it off to cbs news for primetime coverage as returns from across the nation come in. then tune in tonight at 11:00 and right here tomorrow for local, state and national race results. >>> just about 5:40. well over a million people still without power in the northeast, a week after superstorm sandy hit. >> but provisions are being made to help those storm victims get to the polls today. that story coming up. we'll be right back. >>> 5:41 on this tuesday morning. a cold morn
Nov 5, 2012 5:00am EST
the deal. the ravens end up beating the browns 25-15 to stay atop the standing. >>> a quick look at sports this morning, have a great monday. >>> you may think the campaigning ends tomorrow with the election, but another big push on capitol hill is about to get started. we'll tell you that in your money segment, coming up next. >>> plus we'll have more on a local effort organized by police officers to help the victims of hurricane sandy. here's monika. >> reporter: no issues to report from the beltway here at the 14th street bridge. looking good at the roosevelt bridge. you are watching 9news now. >>> good morning and welcome back for 9news now. i'm andrea roane. >> i'm mike haiduk. >> you explain howard. >> it is very funny. >> it is very funny. howard. >> i sent out an e-mail, i'm doing the heart walk on sunday. asking for folks to help me raise funds and apparently i typed an m, instead of an n, in my last name. they are all laughing at me too. >>> let's get to weather. >> thank you for sharing that guys, i appreciate that. >> weatherwise, we are looking at a cold start 30s and some 40s
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